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European Web Site on Integration's newsletter - issue 81

25. 5. 16
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11 May 2016 / Issue 81

This is the 81st issue of the European Web Site on Integration's newsletter. Every month, the Editorial team of the European Web Site on Integration makes a selection of content recently published on the Site.

Call for proposals for policy reform: Social inclusion through education, training and youth

A Call for Proposals EACEA 05/2016 has been launched under the Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 3: support for policy reform — initiatives for policy innovation. The focus is social inclusion through education and training, and the deadline for application is 30 May 2016. Proposals should support projects which aim at up-scaling and disseminating innovative good practices falling under the scope of the so-called Paris Declaration. More requirements


Upcoming Events

Brussels - European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) Conference on Migration and Diversity

11/05/2016 09:00
(Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten (KVAB) Paleis der Academiën Hertogsstraat 1 1000 Brussel)
The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (IES-VUB), the Institut d’Études Européennes at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (IEE-ULB), the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies…
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Migration and Education

12/05/2016 09:00
(Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg, Akademiestraße 23, 5020 Salzburg)
The research field of migration, education and media is diverse and heterogeneous. This conference, with an international, interdisciplinary and intersectional perspective, wants to bring together theoretical approaches explaining migration, theories of integration, acculturation and…
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Driving Forward Multilevel Integration for Migrants in Europe: Improving Access to Education and to the Labour Market

19/05/2016 09:15
(Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre Avenue du Boulevard 17 1210 Brussels Belgium)
The European Union has struggled to find appropriate and harmonised measures to successfully address the migrant crisis, which has highlighted both political and structural flaws of the European Union’s response to what has been labelled ‘Europe’s biggest challenge’. With…
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The 4th Ruppin International Conference on Immigration and Social Integration - The Changing Face of Migration: Future Challenges for Societies

23/05/2016 00:00
(Ruppin Academic Center, Emek Hefer Campus, Israel)
Organized by the Institute for Immigration and Social Integration at Ruppin Academic Center, the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and the International Metropolis Project, the 2016 Ruppin International Conference will focus on the evolving impact of migration on sending and host societies.…
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Latest News

Germany: Refugees create new jobs

According to the IAB Institute for Employment Research, the number of jobs in Germany increased significantly due to the influx of refugees. Especially the increasing need of language teachers, social workers and security guards clearly affected the labour market during the last months so that…
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Netherlands: Changes in Dutch employment law and what this means for TCNs if they lose their job

Labour migrants are often dependent upon their job to maintain their residency status in the Netherlands. Therefore it is important to know what the recent changes to Dutch employment law mean for the rights of Third Country Nationals (TCNs) when their employment with an organisation is…
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Sweden: New information portal for newly arrived immigrants

Informationsverige.se (Information Sweden) is a brand new portal for anyone who is new to Sweden and wants to find information about Swedish society quickly and easily. It brings information, in several different languages, together in one place. It includes civic information and answers to…
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Portugal: Expansion of the network of Local Support Centres for Migrant Integration

The growing need of services targeting the migrant population has been leading to the expansion of the network of Local Support Centres for Migrant Integration (CLAIM). In one of the largest municipalities in the country (Sintra), a new office opened in the civil parish of Agualva-Cacém,…
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France : Le Gouvernement lance une campagne contre les discriminations à l’embauche

Le gouvernement français a lancé, lundi 18 avril 2016, une campagne de communication et de sensibilisation, intitulée " Les compétences d’abord " pour mettre en lumière les discriminations à l’embauche que pratiquent les entreprises. Cette…
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Bulgaria: New law attracts highly-qualified third country nationals

Highly-qualified foreign specialists will be entitled to be contracted to get a salary equal to at least two average salaries based on the data for the previous 12 months, Bulgaria’s Parliament decided on 13 April 2016, approving the second reading of the Law on Labour Migration and Labour…
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Integration Practices recently uploaded

RE-LAB: start up your business

RE-LAB project was a PILOT initiative addressing the needs of refugees beyond emergency assistance, i.e. the creation of employment and the access to finance. As such it sought to promote entrepreneurial initiatives among refugees by providing them with the necessary competencies and tools for…
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IOM Information centers for Immigrants in Sofia and Burgas

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Bulgaria supports the socio-economic integration of third country nationals (TCNs) in Bulgaria by offering them individually tailored services and integration activities. In 2009 the IOM Bulgaria managed to establish and develop Information…
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Information service point "Info Gloria"

People come to Finland for different reasons: through marriage, to study, to work, for humanitarian reasons. Adaptation to a new culture often takes time. In early stages especially, one may face unexpected difficult questions that need an answer. For these reasons, an easy access information…
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Third Age Fáilte Isteach (Welcome)

Fáilte Isteach is a community-based project involving older volunteers welcoming migrants through conversational English classes. It is at the forefront of improving integration in Ireland by extending the hands of friendship and goodwill through the practical, welcoming and inclusive…
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Latest funding information

Mama Cash - grant supporting women's right

Mama Cash supports ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash makes grants in most countries of the world. Even though contexts are significantly different, the concerns of some specific groups of women, girls and…
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Sweden: Apply for funds from the Swedish Inheritance Fund

The Swedish Inheritance Fund has recently announced a big call for applications on projects focused on newly arrived immigrant children and young people. The objective is to fund at least 150 new projects during 2016-2018. Project proposals are accepted countinuously, and therefore there is no…
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Poland: Two new tenders for integration projects co-funded from AIMF

The Ministry of the Interior and Administration (MSWiA) has announced two new tenders for integration projects co-financed from the Asylum, Integration and Migration Fund (AIMF). The previous tender has been invalidated. As the Ministry explained, the need to launch new tenders was dictated by…
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Austria: Grants from the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)

In Austria the call starts to submit project proposals for the area integration of Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) . The total allocation of Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund is 3,137 million euros for the period 2014-2020. For Austria are available 64.53 million euros, 44%…
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Latest documents

EP Report: Labour Market Integration of Refugees

This European Parliament study provides the Employment and Social Affairs Committee with an analytical review of literature to identify key elements of a strategy for labour market integration of refugees. Strategies and policies are illustrated by examples and good practices from…
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EU Fundamental Values, Immigration and Integration: A Shared Responsibility

A seminar on EU fundamental values, immigration and integration was held on 2 February 2016 in Strasbourg under the auspices of the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The seminar brought together civil society, experts and representatives of EU member states,…
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Annual Human Rights Report 2015

This 2015 annual report is published by the Platform of Human Rights Organisations in Malta . It presents the findings of a survey done amongst the member organisations of the platform. The most notable findings of the report, related to integration are the following:  - a focus on hate…
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Studie: Arbeitsmarktintegration von Flüchtlingen

Die Studie von Jutta Aumüller (Institut für Demokratische Entwicklung und Soziale Integration – DESI) untersucht die bestehenden Praxisansätze zur Arbeitsmarktintegration von Flüchtlingen und gibt Anregungen zur Weiterentwicklung. Die existierenden Maßnahmen haben…
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SVR Annual Report 2016

The SVR’s 2016 Annual Report looks at religious diversity in Germany as an immigration country and the resulting institutional, political and legal challenges. The analysis shows that the equal institutional treatment of Islam is on the right track, but there are still open issues. The…
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